Mesquite Night Out educates community

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**Check back for full story** Thursday, September 25, 2014 was a night for the community to remember. Beginning with an all lights and sirens parade of 15 different law enforcement agencies from Mesquite and the surrounding areas, including … [Read more...]

Explosion at Primex sends one to UMC Burn Center

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At approximately 10:37 a.m. Wednesday morning the Mesquite Dispatch Center received several 911 calls reporting an explosion inside of Primex Plastics, 752 Turtleback Road. An 'All-Call' went out to all units in the MPD, MFR as well as to Bunkerville … [Read more...]

Water District continues discussion

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In a meeting Tuesday night, the Virgin Valley Water District Board and attendees continued discussion on possible rate increases and structuring. With help from VVWD Manager Kevin Brown, Aaron Bunker, Wes Smith and Mike Chandler of Bowen, Collins … [Read more...]

OPD Meeting Agenda for Tonight

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NOTICE OVERTON POWER DISTRICT NO. 5 BOARD MEETING OVERTON OFFICE SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 4:00 P.M. The agenda is posted at the following locations: Bunkerville Post Office, Logandale Post Office, Moapa Post Office, Overton Power District - … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Democrats Host Assembly Candidate James Zygadlo tonight

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Virgin Valley Democrats will be holding its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1030 W. Pioneer Boulevard. James Zygadlo, candidate for Assembly District 19, will be speaking and answering questions. You do … [Read more...]

NDOT opens I-15 to Commercial traffic, some restrictions

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The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has now extended the hours for commercial vehicles to pass on I-15 northbound from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Commercial vehicles weighing over 26,000 GVW are prohibited from passing I-15 northbound outside the … [Read more...]

Reid Secures $1.5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Interstate 15 Floods

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Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that Clark County has received $1.5 million from the Department of Transportation under their emergency relief program because of the extreme flooding last week on Interstate 15. These funds will be used for … [Read more...]

I-15 Open for travel with restrictions

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**Be sure to share this with everyone** The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is announcing that Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas is expected to open as of 4 p.m. this evening, just four days after being washed out by floodwaters. One … [Read more...]

Costs of flood damage continues to rise

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Damage assessments in the Moapa Valley area continued today. As of this afternoon, the team counted 91 homes in Moapa that had some degree of damage. The 91 includes homes in the town of Moapa and on the Moapa Band of Paiutes reservation. The 48 … [Read more...]

Mesquite City Council Approves Street Name Changes

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Recently, the Mesquite City Council approved two street name changes in Mesquite. First, Ben Franklin Way, off of W Pioneer Blvd was changed to Wittwer Trail. Second, a portion of Bertha Howe Way by the Sports and Events Complex was changed to … [Read more...]